The TSRC Workshop on Protein Dynamics is a small focussed meeting that nonetheless spans the full range of experimental and theoretical biophysical methods for elucidating the contribution of protein dynamics to function. A hallmark of the meeting is the interdisciplinary connections that are forged between the different subdisciplines.

Scientific program. The 2011 Scientific Program is being developed and applications to attend the Workshop are encouraged. The confirmed participants in the 2009 Workshop are:

Alber, Tom

Kataoka, Miko

Paciaroni, Alexandro

Anfinrud, Philip

Kitao, Akio

Palmer, Arthur

Blackledge, Martin

Komatsuzaki, Tamiki

Schlichting, Ilme

Bruschweiler, Rafael

Lang, Matthew

Sage, J Timothy

Fenimore, Paul

Lee, Andrew

Sagi, Irit

Ge, Nien-Hui

Marqusee, Susan

Sharp, Kim

Havenith-Newen, Martina

McDermott, Ann

Straub, John

Hilser, Vincent

Mizutani, Yasuhisa

van Thor, Jasper

Hubbell, Wayne

Mulder, Frans

Wand, Josh

Ikeguchi, Mitsunori

Navon, Ami

Weik, Martin

Jimenez, Ralph

Nishizaka, Takayuki

Zuiderweg, Erik

The 2009 Scientific Program also is available to provide an overview of the research areas that have been discussed in past Workshops. If you are interested in attending the Workshop, please email Josh Wand (wand@mail.med.upenn.edu) or visit the web site of the Telluride Science Research Center.

Workshop dates. The workshop will begin at 8:30 am on Monday, August 1, 2011 and end 12:00 pm on Friday, August 5, 2011. TSRC prides itself in not being a drop-in/drop-out meeting. Generally, all participants are speakers and everyone is expected to stay the duration of the meeting. Participants should arrive on Sunday and depart on Saturday. Lodgings in Telluride offer 5-7 night stays at the same rate, so staying six nights costs the same as staying five nights.

Venue. The workshop will be held at the Telluride Intermediate School. Maps showing the location of the Intermediate School, the town of Telluride, and the region are located here.

Sunday gathering. If you are arriving in Telluride on Sunday, July 31, 2009, and would like to meet colleagues from this workshop, an informal get-together will be held starting at approximately 6 pm. The location and other details for the gathering will be provided closer to the meeting.

Families. Bringing spouses and families can make these 6-7 night stays particularly enjoyable. Families are welcomed to the picnic free of charge! Many family friendly activities are available in the resort town of Telluride. Visit these TSRC webpages for more information:

www.telluridescience.org/telluride/activities

www.telluridescience.org/telluride/kidsactivities

www.telluridescience.org/telluride/visiting

Registration and housing. For inquiries regarding registration and housing, as well as maps and other useful information, please visit the web site of the Telluride Science Research Center.

Contact with the outside. You will have access to the internet, faxes, express mail services, and long-distance telephone calling. Details will be provided on the first day of the workshop.

Survival. For advice on surviving and enjoying your stay in Telluride (based on the experiences of the workshop organizer), and some photos of the terrain in the vicinity of the town, please visit the travel tips page.

Recreation. Many scenic (and rainy) hikes have been enjoyed at past workshops, ranging in difficulty from easy to arduous. View the photo gallery (and send any photographs you have to agp6@columbia.edu).

Organizer contacts. If you have any questions concerning this workshop that are not answered on this web site, please do not hesitate to contact one of the organizers:


A. Joshua Wand (wand@mail.med.upenn.edu)
Ralph Jimenez (rjimenez@jila.colorado.edu
Irit Sagi ( Irit.Sagi@weizmann.ac.il )
Akio Kitao ( kitao@iam.u-tokyo.ac.jp )



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